Alan Mallory – climbing Mount Everest

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Climbing Mount Everest is considered one of mankind’s greatest feats of endurance. The grueling expedition to the top of the world’s highest peak is a journey filled with unparalleled physical and mental challenges and some of the roughest, most extreme conditions imaginable.

In 2008, Alan Mallory and his family took on the challenge and became the first family of four to set foot on the summit. It was a two-month journey filled with emotion, loyalty, boldness and terror and the experiences the team encountered during the expedition were as incredible as they were terrifying. From staggering across ladders spanning bottomless crevasses and fighting the many altitude-related sicknesses to climbing through a blizzard in the dead of night and two members of the team almost losing their lives forever, every segment of the climb was an exhilarating venture.

Alan is an international speaker, author and professional development trainer who is passionate about leadership and human performance. He studied engineering at Queen’s University and has worked all over the world as a mechanical engineer and project manager but his true passion is in working with people to reach new heights in the way we think and the actions we take. Alan has always had a keen interest in discovering what drives us to do what we do and how we can use this knowledge to improve our lives and the lives of those around us.

Alan is also a college professor, avid adventurer and outdoor enthusiast. He enjoys many different activities but his favorite activities are those spent out in the wilderness and those that involve strategy and problem solving. He speaks English and Spanish and loves to travel the world and explore new places.

Chair of the Day

District Governor Megan Law is the Operations Manager for Accel Financial Staffing where she has worked since 2002.
Her commitment to Rotary began when she was selected as a 2008 GSE team member to Poland and Ukraine. Upon her return, she and a fellow team member chartered a new Rotary club in Oklahoma City, the OKC Midtown Rotary Club.  Megan is Past President of OKC Midtown and has served as their  Rotary Foundation Chair and Public Relations Chair. Additionally, she has served as the Rotary International District 5750 Group Study Exchange Chair, District Secretary, District Trainer, and the 2012-13 Group Study Exchange Team Leader to India.  Megan was selected as the 2009-10 District 5750 Rotarian of the Year and the 2009-10 OKC Midtown Rotarian of the Year. She is a Paul Harris Fellow +3 and a member of the Paul Harris Society.
Megan is an active volunteer for several organizations throughout Oklahoma City. She is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City’s LOYAL Class III, is the Board Secretary for Six Twelve, the Venue Manager Chair for deadCENTER Film Festival, and is a committee chair for The Arts Council’s Festival of the Arts. She has been recognized by The Journal Record as an “Achiever Under Forty” and by OKC Biz as “Forty Under 40.”
Megan is recently married to Marty, a 3D Graphic Designer and Animator who works for Skyline Ink.

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